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TBB Geeks Out Over Idris’ Role as Heimdall in the Upcoming ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

You might remember that Idris Elba’s Heimdall, the all-seeing, all-hearing Asgardian sentry god of the Bifröst Bridge, was greeted with initial controversy, but has since won the affection of fans with his powerful and respectful big screen embodiment. Some might even have felt that he has been criminally sidelined in the first two Thor movies. Hopes were not high for a larger role in, Thor: The Dark World, as the god of thunder destroyed the Bridge at the end of Thor. That pessimism was justified as writers found a way to link Midgard (Earth) and Asgard in the absence of...

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70% #OutOf100 – Harry Potter & The Cursed Child Parts 1 & 2…

Some of us have read all the Harry Potter books (some repeatedly), or seen all the movies (some repeatedly), or both, or neither. Whichever category you find yourself in, you can’t have failed to notice a couple of things. The REAL fans always want more; The REAL fans crave re-immersion in the Harry Potter universe and will instantly devour any new detail as it becomes available. During the faithful reproduction of the 7 books (1997-2007) in the form of 8 films (2001-2011), there came the trio of supplements simply because they were mentioned in the books – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2001), Quidditch Through the...

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Neil Gaiman‬ Gives Thumbs Up to Ricky Whittle & American Gods @ Comic Con 2016

In a San Diego Comic-Con interview hosted by fab writer-director-actor ‎Kevin Smith for IMDB, author Neil Gaiman sat down with British actor Ricky Whittle and show creator Michael Green to wholeheartedly give his approval to the new series based on his best-selling book coming to screens in 2017 – American Gods! For those of you who are unaware of the genius of Gaiman, he is a wildly successful and prolific author, comic book creator, screenwriter (for film TV and animation), and voice actor. His novels are great fodder for film and TV – Stardust, Coraline, Neverwhere… His screenplays include...

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Angela Griffin Talks Special Character Connections in ITV’s New Comedy-Drama Brief Encounters

Angela Griffin is one of those actresses who has really only been off our screens for one year (2013) since her TV debut in 1992. What’s more, her face is synonymous with some of the nation’s best loved TV: Tina in Emmerdale (1992); Fiona Middleton in Coronation Street (1993-98): Jasmine Hopkins in Holby City (1999-2001): Marina Coleman in Waking The Dead (2001); Chantelle in Babyfather (2001-02): Darcey Henshall in Cutting It (2002-05); Frankie Brewer in Down To Earth (2003-04): the voice of Amy the Vet in Postman Pat (2006): Kim Campbell for 4/5 series of Waterloo Road (2006-07, 2009-10): Georgina Althorp in Hustle (2011): Shelley in Mount Pleasant (2011-12); Lizzie Maddox in Lewis (2014-15). In 2013, she was at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket...

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